Some people say that television is useful for education, while others say it is useful only for entertainment. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

It is argued that
television
aids in gaining knowledge, while some believe that it only
fulfills
put in effect
fulfils
amusement purpose
Suggestion
the amusement purpose
.
Although
, watching
television
helps in getting more awareness regarding the global issues, I believe that people watch it to reduce their stress, by not having to use their brains while watching it. On the one hand, the small screen serves an important motive in educating men and women regarding the current global issues, and
also
informing on various other topics that are not necessarily taught in schools and colleges. It is because channels like History
channel
, Discovery
channel
, National geographic
channel
,
etc
are some information giving platforms regarding various subjects
otherwise
unknown to the world.
For instance
, in a report of The Times newspaper, an African kid won the
first
prize in a science competition, without even studying that subject in school, because he watched a show on Discovery
channel
related to that topic.
However
, I
belive
accept as true; take to be true
believe
that
televison
broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
television
is mainly for enjoyment
instead
of education. Despite the above
arguement
a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
argument
, I believe that entertainment and
televison
broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
television
go together, as one can find myriads of channels on it ranging from music, daily soaps, cartoons to movies, etc. People watch it to kill their boredom or in their leisure time to relax from their hectic lives, not for studying as it creates more distraction than concentration.
For instance
, in a recent survey in Slovenia, it was found that while watching
television
, the brain activity reaches
zero level
Suggestion
a zero level
,
thus
creating a calming effect on one’s mind. To conclude,
although
, there a variety of channels on
television
that leach out knowledge on various subjects to the world, I believe that
television
is a source of entertainment only, as everyone watches it to reduce their stress and not to be educated as there are many different modes to gain knowledge.
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